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Retire in Varna, Bulgaria

William Russell
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William Russell
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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Feb 17, 2023

Summary: Varna, Bulgaria is a popular destination for retirees due to its stunning Black Sea coastline, vibrant culture, and affordable cost of living. The weather in Varna is mild, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-30s in the winter to the mid-70s in the summer (Fahrenheit). There are several retirement communities in Varna, offering a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, fitness centers, and social activities. The cost of buying a nice 2 bedroom home in Varna is typically around $50,000 USD, while a nice 3 bedroom home can cost around $70,000 USD.

What is it like to retire in Varna?

"Retiring in Varna, Bulgaria offers a unique combination of low-cost living and Mediterranean culture. Retirees who choose to settle in Varna have access to a wide range of cultural and recreational activities, from its vibrant nightlife to historic sites and stunning coastal views. Varna is a modern city with efficient public transportation, excellent health care and plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment options. Its mild climate with long, warm summers and short, mild winters, makes Varna an ideal choice for those looking to retire in a comfortable climate. Retirees can also enjoy a relaxed lifestyle, with a slower pace of life, no commute and plenty of time to enjoy local activities, like strolling along the beautiful Black Sea coast. Varna is also a great starting point for anyone looking to explore all that Bulgaria has to offer," explained one retiree living in Varna.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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